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Sage – the ancient medicinal plant from the Middle East

Sage – the ancient medicinal plant from the Middle East

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Important to know:

• There is evidence that sage has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal plant.
• Sage has been scientifically proven to be effective in helping treat sore throat and digestive tract problems.
• Due to its diverse medicinal properties, sage is one of the main plants in dietary supplement industry.

Who am I: Sage
Medical history of sage
Medical history of sage
Medicinal properties of sage

Who am I: Sage

Medicinal sage is one of the dozens of varieties of the sage plant, which belongs to the family of mints. 24 species of sage naturally grow in Israel and are considered the oldest medicinal plants in the Middle East. There is historical evidence of methods for using sage thousands of years ago.

Sage is a very popular plant in natural medicine because of its diverse abilities to treat different medical problems, but it also has other uses. Many of us are familiar with sage as a spice, which grows on our balconies and in gardens. Besides being a common ingredient in many dietary supplements, sage is also used with decorative purposes, and it serves an important role as a mystical plant in different beliefs.

 

Medical history of sage

Medicinal sage has been used as a healing plant for thousands of years, and its use has been described in many historical documents. For example, Babylonian Talmud in Shabbat 109 mentions sage. Even in ancient times people knew that sage helped with infections and excessive sweating, and there is historic evidence of recipes for ointments or infusions with its leaves.

Sage is a very popular plant in natural medicine because of its diverse abilities to treat different Medicinal properties of sage medical problems, but it also has other uses. Many of us are familiar with sage as a spice, which grows on our balconies and in gardens. Besides being a common ingredient in many dietary supplements, sage is also used with decorative purposes, and it serves an important role as a mystical plant in different beliefs.

 

Medical history of sage

Medicinal sage has been used as a healing plant for thousands of years, and its use has been described in many historical documents. For example, Babylonian Talmud in Shabbat 109 mentions sage. Even in ancient times people knew that sage helped with infections and excessive sweating, and there is historic evidence of recipes for ointments or infusions with its leaves.

In recent decades, as the natural medicine developed in the Western world, medicinal sage has become one of the main and most popular plants used among the ingredients of modern nutritional supplements, including unique nutritional supplements. Dietary supplements with Sage help solve a variety of medical problems. At the same time, Sage is also very popular as a tincture (a combination of the plant extract and alcohol) or as an infusion of its leaves.

 

Medicinal properties of sage

Because of its diverse qualities and abilities to help solve a variety of medical problems, sage is very popular and common in dietary supplements and other natural remedies.

According to natural medicine, using the plant’s leaves can help disinfect wounds, relieve various female health problems, treat sore throat and expel phlegm, as well as lower body temperature.

Besides that, new studies showed that the plant helps treat different digestive problems, and a laboratory experiment showed that sage can be an effective anti-inflammatory treatment.

Since sage is known as a plant that dehydrates the body, it is not recommended for lactating women (unless they want to stop breastfeeding) and pregnant women.

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The company’s founder and chief scientist since its establishment. He began to specialize in the field of herbs while still studying medicine in the Soviet Union.  From an early age, he got closely acquainted with the amazing added benefit of the beehive products and researched it in depth. He is responsible for the unique formula used to prepare the extract for the bees.

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Dr. Joshua Maor

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Holds a Ph.D. degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a postdoctoral fellowship from Harvard Medical School.  Currently, he serves as the head of the Excellence in Agriculture and Environmental Health Program at the Hebrew University.

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Omri Doav Biologist, Researcher

Omri Doav

Biologist, Researcher

M.Sc. in Cellular Biology and Immunology. Participated in a number of projects related to medicinal herbs, including a major EU-funded project which examined the medical potential of natural wild plants growing in the Mediterranean basin.

His knowledge of both natural and herbal products, as well as physiology and the body’s immune system make him an important member of the company’s scientific team.

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